Brett Neely

Brett Neely appears in the following:

Trump Repeats Unfounded Claims About Mail-In Voting, Threatens Funding To 2 States

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Elections are run by state and local governments, and it's unclear what legal means the president would have to withhold funds from the states.

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Court Allows Emoluments Case Against Trump Over D.C. Hotel To Proceed

Thursday, May 14, 2020

The District of Columbia and Maryland say Trump is violating the emoluments clauses of the Constitution that prohibit the president from receiving gifts or favors from foreign and state governments.

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Milwaukee Claims 7 Coronavirus Cases Tied To Controversial Wisconsin Election

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Approximately 400,000 people voted in person in Wisconsin after courts and GOP lawmakers rebuffed proposals to postpone the election or conduct it by mail.

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Wisconsin Plans To Vote In Person Tuesday After Last Minute Chaos

Monday, April 06, 2020

Citing public health concerns due to the coronavirus pandemic, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers had tried to postpone the election.

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Wisconsin Primary To Go On But Absentee Voting Extended, Federal Judge Rules

Thursday, April 02, 2020

While limited in-person voting will take place on April 7, absentee ballots won't be due to election offices until April 13.

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Sanders Calls On Wisconsin To Delay Election As Governor Calls Up National Guard

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Despite the coronavirus outbreak and a dire shortage of poll workers, Wisconsin is still going forward with a statewide election on April 7.

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Ohio Primary Postponed At Last Minute Due To Coronavirus After Legal Struggle

Monday, March 16, 2020

The governor ultimately turned to a state public health official to issue an order shutting down the primary after a judge said postponing the vote at the last minute would set "a terrible precedent."

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Biden And Sanders Cancel Election Night Events Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases continues to climb, election officials and candidates are weighing how to make sure the political process doesn't become the next casualty of the virus.

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NPR Poll: Majority Of Americans Believe Trump Encourages Election Interference

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

More than 40% believe the U.S. is not very prepared to keep this year's election safe. The results paint a picture of a polarized electorate wary about what it reads and the fairness of elections.

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G-7 Summit To Be Held At Trump's Miami Golf Resort

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The decision is sure to renew debate about President Trump's unprecedented decision to maintain ownership of the Trump Organization after taking the oath of office.

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What Is The Filibuster — And Why Do Some Democrats Want To End It?

Friday, September 13, 2019

The majority does not rule in the Senate, and that has some Democrats — including presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren — pushing to change how things work. Others warn that could backfire.

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Democrats Embrace Gun Control On Debate Stage; Researchers Question Policies' Impact

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Lowering gun violence was one issue on which Democratic presidential candidates spoke with nearly one voice. But researchers question the effectiveness of some of the Democrats' proposals.

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House Democrats To Vote This Week On Authorizing Subpoenas For Mueller Report

Monday, April 01, 2019

The announcement followed a commitment by Attorney General William Barr to release a redacted version of Mueller's report by the middle of April.

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Political Operative At Center Of Tainted North Carolina Election Charged

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Leslie McCrae Dowless was charged with obstructing justice for allegedly collecting absentee ballots for the GOP candidate in a congressional election.

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Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar Launches 2020 Presidential Bid

Sunday, February 10, 2019

"We are tired of the shutdowns and the showdowns, of the gridlock and the grandstanding," said Klobuchar, who was reelected to her third Senate term in 2018.

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Voters Rejected Gerrymandering In 2018, But Some Lawmakers Try To Hold Power

Friday, December 28, 2018

Even as public distaste for gerrymandering led to a wave of successful ballot initiatives this fall, plenty of lawmakers are still trying to make sure they control how political boundaries are drawn.

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Trump Emoluments Case: A Blast Of Subpoenas And A Politically Risky Schedule

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

A lawsuit involving President Trump and his D.C. hotel could hit the headlines in the fall of 2019, prime time in the next presidential campaign.

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Florida Senate Race Heads To Hand Recount; Legal Challenges Continue

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Barring court orders, the recount must be completed by Sunday. Republican Rick Scott has a narrow lead over Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson in the contested Senate race.

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Kavanaugh Denies Fresh Harassment Allegations From College Classmate Deborah Ramirez

Sunday, September 23, 2018

A college classmate of Kavanaugh's says he acted inappropriately during a drunken party 35 years ago. Kavanaugh, who is currently a federal appeals judge, denies the allegations.

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FACT CHECK: Can Trump Legally Keep Former Staff Quiet? Probably Not

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Trump campaign says former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman broke a nondisclosure agreement. But an employment lawyer says, "She's going to be able to continue with what she's doing."

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